New York City isn’t the only community dealing with an increase of first responder suicides. Nationally, suicides for both police officers and firefighters have surpassed line-of-duty deaths for the respective positions.
In Lakewood, firefighters Ryan Fairbanks and Ryan Birth decided to tackle this epidemic by creating the Fire Peer Support initiative.
– PUB DATE: 8/28/2019 12:00:00 AM – SOURCE: Cleveland.com
Source: SEAFC National Fire News